Hindus world’s largest religious group—according to 6% Americans

Six percent of Americans say the world’s largest religious group is currently Hindus, according to a demographic study “The Changing Global Religious Landscape” posted by fact tank Pew Research Center on April five. Projected population of Hindus will grow from...

Majestic Hindu temple planned in New Jersey

A grand Hindu temple, Sri MahaPeriyava ManiMandapam, is reportedly being planned in Flemington area of Raritan Township in New Jersey. Raritan Township Planning Board is holding a public hearing on April 12 on “Application for Preliminary and Final Site Plan Proposed...

Hindus urge Catholic Benedictine College not to abolish yoga

Hindus are urging Benedictine College (BC), a Roman Catholic college in Atchison (Kansas) founded on the Benedictine tradition, not to discard yoga. According to a news item posted in “The Circuit” (Benedictine College Student News) on April five, titled “Benedictine...

Hinduism one of the fastest growing religions in Ireland

Hinduism is one of the fastest growing religions in Ireland and it grew over 34 per cent from 2011 to 2016, according to Census 2016 Summary Results by Central Statistics Office (CSO) of Government of Ireland reportedly published on April six. Only other religion...

Number of Canadians holding favorable view of Hinduism increases

Forty-nine percent of Canadians had a favorable opinion of Hinduism in February 2017 as compared to 42% in September 2013, according to Religious Trends public opinion poll conducted by research organization Angus Reid Institute (ARI) and released on April four....

Hindus welcome Catholic Boston College showcasing Hindu dance-drama

Catholic Jesuit research university Boston College (BC) organized “On Devi” (On Goddess), a song-dance-drama event, on March 26 which reportedly sang about Hindu gods and goddesses. According to reports; “On Devi: A Kuchipudi Dance Performance” included songs about...